Calls for Artists

Local and national juried, and non-juried, competitions for artists of all media, including RACC calls for artists.

We do not upload files with notices but enter an abbreviated form and then direct viewers to the organizations website. So we prefer short descriptions with contact information and deadline, that we can easily paste into our site. To find out more about listed items, please use the contact information for that notice. Do not contact RACC, unless it is listed as a RACC opportunity.

This service is free to the public.To submit a notice for this page, email the listing to mbauer@racc.org.

6/10/14
6/10/14

Sheltered is seeking artists for a curated exhibition to be presented at Davis Arts Center, Davis, CA. Sheltered seeks to raise awareness of the staggering number of homeless...

Deadline: 7/31/14
6/9/14
6/9/14

Painting competition open to all painters over 18 working in traditional media (oil, acrylic, pastel, and watercolor).  Over $10,000 in prizes. Grand Prize: $5000. Competition begins July...

Early bird deadline: 7/31/14
6/2/14
6/2/14
The Seminar will be held Saturday, August 16 at All Saints' Episcopal Church, Portland. Designed for intermediate through advanced oboists, this annual Seminar is devoted to all aspects of...
Deadline: 7/31/14
7/22/14
7/22/14

Please Join ArtMOB for a special addition to First Friday in downtown Milwaukie for a Mural Enthusiasts Meet and Greet where they will be celebrating Milwaukie's recent approval...

Event: 8/1/14
7/14/14
7/14/14

The Northwest’s premiere showcase of new work by regional filmmakers, the Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival—for 38 years called the Northwest Film & Video Festival—brings...

Deadline: 8/1/14
7/2/14
7/2/14

The annual Betty Bowen Award honors a Northwest artist for their original, exceptional, and compelling work. The winner is awarded an unrestricted cash prize of $15,000, and a selection of...

Deadline: 8/1/14
6/11/14
6/11/14

Since 1999, when SIGM was initiated, Florean Art Museum has been paying special attention towards traditional engraving techniques. For the 14th Edition Florean...

Deadline: 8/1/14
7/14/14
7/14/14

“The Illuminated Dream” contest is the next inspired competition sponsored by Illumination Gallery. Dreams are successions of images, ideas, emotions, and sensations that occur...

Deadline: 8/2/14
6/26/14
7/1/14

On behalf of the Oregon Zoo and Metro Regional Government in Portland, Oregon, the Regional Arts & Culture Council is pleased to invite professional artists/teams living in the United...

Deadline: 8/3/14
6/12/14
6/12/14

The passion for ink artistry can present itself in many forms and dimensions…. some reflective and quiet...some fanciful or starkly industrial…black and white or boldly colored...

Deadline: 8/3/14
7/8/14
7/8/14

How will you tell the story of climate change? 2D work, short films (up to 5 min), and performance pieces that “make climate personal” for the Creative Climate Awards, NYC

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Deadline: 8/4/14
6/27/14
6/27/14

Calling all Oregon visual artists! The Call for Artists for the 2014 Beaverton Arts Mix (BAM!) is live. Call is posted at www.callforentry.org under the...

Deadline: 8/4/14
6/30/14
6/30/14

Theme: Black and White Photography

A juried exhibition of black and white photography. There is often a classic, nostalgic and dynamic translation to black and white...

Deadline: 8/6/14
7/17/14
7/17/14

The Milwaukie Arts Committee (artMOB) is pleased to invite sculptors to submit proposals for Milwaukie’s outdoor sculpture garden with the theme...

Deadline: 8/8/14
7/10/14
7/10/14

CASS (Contemporary Art Space & Studio) focuses on modern, collectible works of art in various mediums from local, regional, national and international artists. CASS is currently looking for...

Deadline: 8/8/14
6/2/14
6/2/14
The Umpqua Valley Arts Association (UVAA) invites artists of all abilities to come to our beautiful area and participate in our fourth annual Umpqua Plein Air Event, Wednesday through...
Deadline: 8/8/14
6/25/14
6/25/14

A Juried, Semi-Annual Group Art Event. Right Side Art's Instagram Contest & Exhibition is open to artists everywhere. Imagery is created on smart phones, mobile devices and shared in the...

Deadline: 8/10/14
7/3/14
7/3/14

Miami Photo Salon is an International Photography Festival that will take place during Art Basel with plans to continue yearly. The goal of this project is to create a salon-style venue for local...

Deadline: 8/11/14
5/30/14
5/30/14
Material Matters | National Juried Exhibit                  
Exhibit Dates: September  24 - October 25, 2014
Fee: $25 for 2...
Deadline: 8/13/14
7/28/14
7/28/14

The Maude Kerns Art Center invites artists to submit to the 21st annual Día de los Muertos exhibit, October 17 – November 7, featuring two- and three-dimensional work related to the...

Deadline: 8/15/14
7/7/14
7/7/14

Ever since prehistoric artists created spectacular hunting scenes on the walls of caves, cuisine and culture have met in art.  Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts ...

Deadline: 8/15/14
5/6/14
6/25/14

This call to artists is for participation in an exhibition October 2014.  Exhibit participation is open to all artists, ages 16 years and older.  This exhibit is part of an on-...

Deadline: 8/15/14
6/6/14
6/6/14

The Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival (POWFest) is now  accepting entries for its eighth annual festival scheduled to take  place March 12 – 15, 2015.

POWFest...

Regular Deadline: 8/15/14
7/15/14
7/15/14

CALL FOR ART: Who Are You?
2014 Center on Contemporary Art (CoCA) Member Show

All CoCA member artists are invited to participate in the 2014 CoCA Member Show, “Who Are You?...

Deadline: 8/17/14
7/14/14
7/14/14

23 Sandy Gallery invites artists to submit to SACRED | PROFANE an international juried exhibition of book art focusing on religion and spirituality. We are looking for works that focus on the...

Deadline: 8/18/14
7/15/14
7/15/14

This exhibition is the intersection of science and art. All entries should consider science in some respect. Examples could be art based on scientific research, done in collaboration with...

Deadline: 8/25/14
6/17/14
6/17/14

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife would like to invite artists to participate in the 2015 Habitat Conservation Stamp Art Contest. The winning artist will receive a $1,000 award and...

Deadline: 8/29/14
5/7/14
5/7/14
Books written by Oregon writers with an original publication date between August 1, 2013 and July 31, 2014 are eligible. Awards will be presented in the following genres: Poetry, Fiction,...
Deadline: 8/29/14
3/27/14
3/27/14
Hopkins Demonstration Forest, owned and operated by Forest Forever, Inc. a non-profit organization; hereafter referred to as FFI, is excited to host the 2nd...
Deadline: 8/29/14
7/7/14
7/7/14

The Cannon Beach Gallery Committee will be reviewing proposals for an April, 2015 Green inspired exhibition.  The Green Show is in it's fourth year and has included a mix of traditional...

Deadline: 8/30/14
5/13/13
5/5/14

The Guardino Gallery is viewing art for it’s 2015 gallery schedule. 
The gallery is looking for ...

Deadline: 8/31/14
7/15/14
7/15/14

Emerging artists are the future of tomorrow's art, but it's not always an easy path. We want to help ease the journey from emerging artist to successful, experienced artist by...

Deadline: 9/1/14
7/7/14
7/7/14

A national juried exhibition sponsored by the Louisiana Art and Artists' Guild. Open to all US artist 18+ (except photography or digitally enhanced).  Work must be original and created...

Deadline: 9/1/14
6/11/14
6/11/14

Pacific University is looking for an artist(s) to design a hands-on student week-long workshop for the annual Pacific Art Experiment that inspires creativity and experimentation in the...

Deadline: 9/1/14
5/30/14
5/30/14
Announcing a Call to Artists for the 2015 Multnomah Arts Center Gallery schedule of monthly juried exhibits.   Experienced and emerging artists living in Oregon or Washington (in the...
Deadline: 9/1/14
4/16/14
4/16/14
NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY is a fully accredited public university serving more than 11,000 students in the Chicago area with an affordable, high quality academic experience. Our...
Deadline: 9/1/14
2/11/14
2/11/14
Oregon Library Association's Children's Services Section is sponsoring the Eleventh Showcase of Performers.  Previous showcases have provided librarians, parks and recreation...
Deadline: 9/1/14
6/13/14
6/13/14

The Community Arts Center (Danville, Ky.) proudly presents Horizon: Contemporary Landscape, an annual exhibit designed to test the limits of the term “landscape,” blurring the lines...

Deadline: 9/2/14
5/27/14
6/11/14
The doors of perception - opening the dark to the light - creating the space between things that defines us, our ideas and our dreams.  As the dark shifts and morphs, the shades take on...
Deadline: 9/4/14
7/15/14
7/15/14

This opportunity is open to emerging and experienced Individual Artists and Artist Groups who live or work in Clackamas County.*
Prior exhibit history is not...

Deadline: 9/5/14
6/25/14
6/25/14

The National Park Foundation Summer Scrapbook is back for the second year! Help create a scrapbook showcasing the many different experiences you can have in our over 400...

Deadline: 9/5/14
5/8/14
5/8/14
Artists of all media and genres are invited to join us at our 8th annual outdoor art competition. 
 
Locations include: 
  • An extended...
Competition starts: 9/12/14
7/2/14
7/2/14

2014 is the year of milestones: 40 years of Oregon Wild, 50 Years of the Wilderness Act, and a whole decade of the Oregon Wild Outdoor Photo Contest. Each year, amateur and professional...

Deadline: 9/19/14
7/11/14
7/11/14

Print Arts Northwest (PAN) is jurying in new members September 21, 2014. Applicants must submit a portfolio of five recent prints which display consistency and substantial artistic merit....

Deadline: 9/21/14
5/20/14
5/20/14
Theme: All Creatures Great and Small
 
Show Opens:  10/4,  Show Closes: 11/8
 
Gallery Fee: $10 each piece, non-members; $7.50 each piece, members;...
Deadline: 10/2/14
6/4/14
6/4/14
ENDANGERED is a global, juried Fine Art/Photography/Wearable Art competition to interpret “ENDANGERED” as it applies to animals, plants, the environment and ecosystems. We...
Deadline: 10/3/14
11/21/13
11/21/13

Create a work of art using ONLY the materials provided in a Mystery Build kit! What's inside? We can't tell you, but you can expect to find some common art materials like wood, clay, canvas...

Deadline: 10/10/14
5/15/14
5/15/14
The BIG SKY DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL is now accepting submissions for its 12th annual event.  The festival will take place February 6-16, 2015 in downtown Missoula, Montana at the historic...
Final Postmarked Deadline: 10/14/14
7/10/14
7/10/14

Once again it will be the historical spaces known all over the world to host the finalists exhibition in March 2015. The Arsenal of Venice will showcase the works of painting, sculpture, video art...

Deadline: 10/15/14
6/13/14
6/13/14

Vashon Allied Arts invites proposals from Northwest artists for art work in any media for 2015 Vashon Allied Arts Gallery monthly exhibitions. We are interested in exhibiting all media: painting,...

Deadline: 10/15/14
7/8/14
7/8/14

Call to artists for gallery membership. This is an artist owned gallery with studios in Hillsboro. Visit the website: below to download an application and for more information.

Deadline: 10/31/14
6/16/14
6/16/14

Entries are open for the ninth edition of the Arte Laguna Prize, the international contest that showcases the work of the finalists in the prestigious spaces of the Arsenale of Venice.

...

Deadline: 11/6/14
7/22/14
7/22/14

Waterstone Gallery, located in the Pearl DIstrict and a member of PADA , is looking for a new artist.  To find out more, or to apply visit website below and look at "how...

Open until filled
7/17/14
7/17/14

Anchor projects online is accepting ongoing submissions of photography, video, digital, sound and other forms of new media art by artists working in the US and internationally.  Anchor...

Ongoing submissions
3/31/14
3/31/14
Portland choreographer Jayanthi Raman is looking for modern dancers (not required to have Indian dance background)  to perform in her upcoming production in Fall 2014 at PCPA with the ...
No deadline
3/27/14
3/27/14
Pair Shaped is a new, online collaborative art platform seeking artists of all types to showcase original work. This is not a standard call for submissions! If you’re selected,...
Ongoing deadline
2/18/14
2/18/14
Red Raven Gallery,440 ferry St. SE Salem,Oregon 97301. Right now they have member openings for but not limited to jewelers, furniture, ceramics and unique garden art.Members...
No deadline
11/21/13
11/21/13

ARTiculAction is glad to announce the 4th edition of the International Open Call for Artists ARTiculAction 0.4: artists from each side of the world are welcomed to submit their works.

The...

No deadline
11/21/13
11/21/13

Lunaria, a co-operative gallery in historic Silverton, Oregon is currently jurying for new artists for membership.  It is the mission of the gallery to promote high quality works of art from...

No deadline
11/15/13
11/15/13

SHELTERS: Whether it’s homemade, nature-made, diagrams, ideas and plans for a potential, photographs/paintings of your own, in the woods, in the city, underground, above ground, for humans,...

ongoing
11/12/13
11/12/13

365 Artists | 365 Days is a new collaborative project, which will be launched in January 2014 by the Frank Juarez Gallery (Sheboygan, WI) and Greymatter Gallery (Milwaukee, WI).

...

ongoing
10/28/13
10/28/13

Mahlstedt Gallery is currently accepting submissions and is sending out a call to artists from around the world, and at all stages in their art careers, to submit their portfolios for...

10/8/13
10/8/13

The Planetary Path of Newberg, in partnership with the Ford Institute of Leadership Program, is developing a scale solar system in downtown Newberg, Oregon. Each planet will feature a common...

ongoing
9/3/13
9/3/13

North Bank Artists Community Project is seeking new members for its gallery located in downtown Vancouver WA. North Bank Artists Gallery is dedicated to bringing exceptional art to the local...

No deadline
8/20/13
8/20/13

"Someday Incubator" is Portland's free monthly showcase of new works in the performing arts. It's a venue for established and new artists to workshop new material in front of a...

No deadline